Genomic loci for this biosynthetic pathway

Cluster Type From To
The following clusters are from record BGC0000643.1:
Cluster 1Terpene110197

BGC0000643, carotenoid biosynthetic gene cluster from Brevundimonas vesicularis. Locus 1. Partial MIBiG entry.

Chemical compounds

Compound: carotenoid
PubChem ID: 446841
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Molecular formula: C46H90O6
Average molecular mass: 739.22 Da

Class-specific details

Biosynthetic class(es):

Gene cluster description

carotenoid (BGC0000643). Gene Cluster 1. Biosynthetic class = Terpene. GenBank DQ309446. Click on genes for more information.


biosynthetic genes
transport-related genes
regulatory genes
other genes

Homologous known gene clusters

Literature references

1. Tao L et al. (2006) A carotenoid synthesis gene cluster from a non-marine Brevundimonas that synthesizes hydroxylated astaxanthin. Gene 379:101-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2006.04.017. Epub 2006 May 3.